Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 5400 Lockwood Drive about 2 a.m. today (October 9).
The identity of the male victim, 53, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Prejean reported:
The victim was driving a red Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck southbound near the above address when he ran the red light at the intersection of the North Loop East (North Interstate Highway 610 East) and struck a light pole. Paramedics transported the victim to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
No other persons or vehicles were involved in the crash.